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Rick Brand

Rick Brand is a longtime Newsday reporter who writes about politics and government on Long Island.

Rick Brand 5/21/17 GOP searches for Anker opponent in 6th L.D. After spending months trying to woo Conservative Brookhaven Town Board member Jane Bonner to run
Rick Brand 5/17/17 Clark screens for Huntington highway supe Huntington Conservatives last week screened party member John Clark as a town highway superintendent candidate
Rick Brand 5/16/17 Walter, Giglio to run together on town ticket Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter and town board member Jody Giglio, who ran an unsuccessful Republican
Rick Brand 5/10/17 Sources: Bellone deputy leaves for Cuomo post Another deputy in the administration of Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone is leaving, according to